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The Silk Industries of Medieval Paris : Artisanal Migration, Technological Innovation, and Gendered Experience.

Author/Creator:
Farmer, Sharon.
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (369 pages)
Series:
The Middle Ages Ser.
The Middle Ages Ser.
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Subjects:
Women employees -- France -- Paris -- History -- To 1500.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
Sharon Farmer analyzes the evidence concerning the medieval silk industry, adding new perspectives to our understanding of medieval French history, luxury trade, labor migration, intercultural exchange, and gendered work.
Contents:
Cover
The Silk Industries of Medieval Paris
Title
Copyright
Contents
A Note on Nomenclature and Money
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
Chapter 1. Paris, City of Immigrants
Chapter 2. From Persian Cocoon to Soie de Paris: Trade Networks and Silk Techniques
Chapter 3. Immigrant Mercers and Silk Workers
Chapter 4. Gender, Work, and the Parisian Silk Industry
Chapter 5. Jews, Foreign Lombards, and Parisian Silk Women
Conclusion
Appendix 1. Mediterranean Immigrants Paying Taxes as "Bourgeois of Paris" or Included on Parisian Guild Lists
Appendix 2. Mercers in the Parisian Tax Assessments, Arranged by Neighborhood
Appendix 3. Silk Weavers in the Parisian Tax Assessments
Appendix 4. Silk Throwsters in the Parisian Tax Assessments
Appendix 5. Ouvriers/Ouvriéres de Soie in the Parisian Tax Assessments
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Farmer, Sharon The Silk Industries of Medieval Paris
ISBN:
9780812293319
9780812248487
OCLC:
961064564